The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the lower council of the National Assembly would guarantee that Nigerians get sufficient stock for the power they pay for.
Gbajabiamila said the House would give satisfactory consideration regarding the act of assessed charging by power appropriation organizations to address the difficulties Nigerians face.
He said the House would not endure a circumstance where power dissemination organizations (Discos) exploit Nigerians by issuing unbelievable bills to them, focusing on that the administrators had set out to return to a proposed law against it.
Talking when he got the supervisory crew of the Transmission Company of Nigeria at his office in Abuja on Wednesday, the Speaker expressed that it was the obligation of the House to make life simple for the natives.
He stated, “The issue of evaluated charging has been on the front burner. It has been in this House and we will return to it soon. We can’t enable Discos to keep on doing what they have been doing throughout the years. You said Discos should be recapitalised. I don’t have a clue what you mean by that. These are privately owned businesses, do you imply that the administration should come in? Possibly you ought to clarify more on that.”
While complimenting the present administration of the TCN driven by its Managing Director, Usman Mohammed, the Speaker requested that them work intimately with the initiative of the House and the significant panels to accomplish its objectives.
“We will draw in you on the connection between’s power supply and how to improve neediness. You have progressed nicely, I should praise you up until this point. In any case, what we might want to know is for you to give us a breakdown of your genuine difficulties, your genuine issues,” Gbajabiamila said.
The Speaker required an intermittent survey of the exhibition of Discos, saying the House will do everything inside its forces to guarantee that TCN conveys on its command to Nigerians.
Prior in an introduction, Mohammed said TCN had been repositioned since the present administration under him dominated.
He said a portion of the difficulties had to do with Discos, noticing that there has been no interest in them and they need $4.3bn venture right now.